Literacy is Love: Legacy of Malcolm X

DC Reading Revolution and Academy for Ideal Education are teaming up to honor “the spirit of Malcolm X” this weekend through a multimedia festival called “Literacy is Love.” Learn about the link between literacy and Malcolm X (born: May 19) with Zaccai Free, publisher, educator, and children’s book author.

Listen here, beginning at 42:20 —

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Academy for Ideal Education, a small, private, community-oriented school in DC’s Ward 7. At this school this Saturday is is “Literacy is Love.” This festival features an intergenerational poetry slam, films, free books, and activities. The program includes Hip Hop educator and Guerilla Arts Ink founder, Gabriel “Asheru” Benn, and children’s author, Caroline Brewer.

May 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Academy for Ideal Education 4501 Dix Street NE. For more Information call 202-269-3186 or visit Academy for Ideal Education.

Also on the May 19 edition of the Education Town Hall: Ron Austin, candidate for City Council, and Education DCision16.

The Education Town Hall broadcasts from Historic Anacostia
in Washington, DC, Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. Eastern
on We Act Radio.
Listen live via TuneIn.
Shows are archived for convenient listening shortly after broadcast.

The Education Town Hall BUS is a monthly program
organized by BadAss Teachers, United Opt Out, and SOS March.
The program regularly airs on the 4th Thursday of each month.



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